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Its not out yet... no one knows.
Alpha has been out...
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Crysis 2 Unoptimized ran fine on HD6970 . I'm sure BF series have better optimization. I trust Frostbite 1.0/2.0 engine over Crytek engine which sucks. Nice graphic but it is not optimized.
 
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Its not coming out until november. If you are ONLY looking to upgrade for BF3 wait until the release date gets closer. By then you will have a better idea of what is needed to max BF3 and southern island information may be more concrete.
BF3 is out in October, and beta before then.
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Comparing a so-so game to a game that is not even out yet is risky. Stick with what Metro 2033 shows. Most games will not be as abusive but this is the bar.
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ehm why is everyone saying soutehrn islands comes in spetember?? it's pretty clear we won't see southern islands before 2012 lol

about bf3, i'm pretty sure a single 6970 is enough to play on max without any shenanigans AA/AF and the like.. with a bit of lower framerates sometime, but absolutely playable.
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SP maybe not (40-50fps), MP easily as MP in BF is always more CPU bound.
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post #18 of 48
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Originally Posted by kabj06 View Post
Unless you are using a 120 Hz monitor, you will not notice a framerate above 60. Try it out with the hardware you have and if it is not adequate then upgrade.
+ if you dont have good enought monitor
and get over 80 fps or higher ..
have fun with ghosting screen tearing etc unless you play with v-sync

this is how AMD sucks with the drivers.

turning v-sync option in amd catalyst doesn't work anyway..
the fps is above 90 like i never turned vsync on..
so people have to download D3DOverrider or other software to play smoth ..

i wish i went for nvidia

EDIT: i had to because someone doesn't like my cursing, but wasting so much money for Ghosting screen tearing is ok. np. ok amd have fun..

EDIT: i got 60-75hz 23 samsung monitor, when i play some games and get over 100 fps looks like 50 but np.
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Comparing a so-so game to a game that is not even out yet is risky. Stick with what Metro 2033 shows. Most games will not be as abusive but this is the bar.
Eh...? It takes SLI/CFX to get a solid 60fps or more in Metro using high settings. If yer using Metro as a bar then OP is gonna need two cards for BF3.
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We will be fine as long as the driver is good and the game isn't optimized poorly for the ati cards.
    
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